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It took almost six years to complete Grizzly Coast, a $24 million project.
This week beginning Saturday, June 7, the Minnesota Zoo is set to open its latest permanent exhibition, Russia's Grizzly Coast. Built to emulate the far northeastern coast of Russia, the habitat will be home to grizzly bears, rare Amur Leopards, Amur Tigers, sea otters, and boars. The exhibit is the only one of its kind in in the world.